Congratulations to the winners of the Thirtieth Collection!

31 COLLECTION IS November 10, 2018

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Portrait photographers

Portrait Photo Awards is a place where the best portrait photographers in the world compete with each other for the top place in the international rating. Experienced professionals with the most creative ideas and imaginative thinking receive our awards. Their best works are displayed in our regular collections and social networks to thousands of potential clients from many countries. 

We are striving to gather the most talented portrait photographers from all over the world. If you think that you belong to their ranks, register and submit your best photographs. An international jury of acknowledged experts will examine each work. Do note that our team is very picky: less are 10% of all photographs are honored with a place in our monthly collections. 

Portrait Photo Awards is also a great place to find a photographer. Do you want to hire the best professional for a photoshoot? Use our website to browse portfolios of top-rated specialists in your region and contact them directly.

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Key dates
  • July 11 — September 10 Submission for 29 collection
  • September 11 — October 10 Submission for 30 collection
  • October 11 — November 10 Submission for 31 collection
  • November 11 — December 10 Submission for 32 collection
  • December 11 — January 10 Submission for 33 collection
  • January 11 — February 10 Submission for 34 collection
  • February 11 — March 10 Submission for 35 collection
  • March 11 — April 10 Submission for 36 collection
Summing up
  • April 2019 Publishing the results
  • Total
  • Last Collection
№1 Photographer of 2018 Christian Giger
52 countries presented
889 photographers total
9.39% of all images selected
TOP 5 countries
TOP 3 photographers of 2019
30 collection Published: 15 October 2018
16 countries
31 photos selected
TOP 5 countries
  • Switzerland
  • United States
  • Germany
  • Netherlands
  • United Arab Emirates
TOP10 Photographers of the Year receive PortraitPhotoAwards trophies
Portrait Photo awards

Joel Nussbaumer
Olten (Switzerland)
Wojciech Bojanowski
Warsaw (Poland)
October 2018
new members
Steffen Rothammel
Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Germany)
Sandro Wigger
Zürich (Switzerland)
Nadia Ford
Corpus Christi (United States)
Carlo Senten
Arnhem (Netherlands)
Janette Osvay
Sydney (Australia)
Chen Shuval
Tel Aviv (Israel)
Draco Wong
Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
Mischa Baumberger
Wil (Switzerland)
Saulius Kerikas
Canton (United States)
Emmi Minkkinen
Jyväskylä (Finland)
Jan Novak
České Budějovice (Czech Republic)
Willi Lasarenko
Leimen (Germany)